East San Jose
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East San Jose (or East Valley or The Eastside) is an area east of downtown San Jose, California, comprising several neighborhoods and including a former city of that name.
East San Jose was also the name of a small former city that sat to the east of San Jose, which was annexed by the City of San Jose in 1911. The 1910 US Census recorded a population of 1,661.
Before World War II, East San Jose was a small section of San Jose located on the east banks of the Guadalupe River and west of today's U.S. Route 101. After World War II, the area saw rapid development, along with much of the Santa Clara Valley.
Neighborhoods within East San Jose
- Alum Rock
- East Foothills
- King and Story
- Little Portugal
- Silver Creek Valley
- East San Jose Carnegie Branch Library
- State Route 130 - Alum Rock Avenue and Mount Hamilton Road
- County Route G21 - Capitol Expressway
- Eastridge Mall
- Lake Cunningham
- Raging Waters
- Reid-Hillview Airport